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How does fast-food advertising affect children?

Need to know:

Children are not always capable of understanding between fact and fiction in advertising.

Restrictions to fast-food advertising in Quebec resulted in a significant drop in childhood obesity.

Francophone children have a lower recall rate and brand preference vs. Anglophone children in Quebec.

Jerry Ennet and Julia Christensen Hughes

U of G entrepreneurs compete in CBaSE’s Hub pitch competition.

The Centre for Business and Student Enterprise (CBaSE) recently hosted their Hub Incubator Program Pitch finals, bringing together U of G based start-ups with a panel of industry experts and mentors. This pitch-styled competition awarded the business that demonstrated the most potential for sustainable growth and best embodied the University’s mission to “improve life”. Jerry Ennet, a University of Guelph engineering student, was awarded the People’s Choice Award for his 3D printing company.

Camille Gardiner

Accounting alumna earns a spot on CPA Canada’s CFE honour roll

Accounting alumna Camille Gardiner (BComm '16) has been placed on the CPA Canada’s prestigious honour roll for the Common Final Examination (CFE). The examination is a part of the qualifying process to become a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).

Gardiner is one of 69 CFE candidates to be listed on the honour roll, out of 5,581 who passed the exam.  She is currently working as a Senior Associate in Assurance for PwC LLP in Waterloo, ON.

CBE faculty contribute research, expertise to 2018 Food Price Report

Faculty from the College of Business and Economics contributed key research and expertise to the 2018 Canada’s Food Price Report. The 8th annual Report was released today by the University of Guelph’s Arrell Food Institute and Dalhousie University.

Research symposium ignites discussion on qualitative accounting

The College of Business and Economics is proud to host the 2nd Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium from November 30 to December 1. This symposium serves as a high-profile forum for scholars interested in qualitative accounting and gives them a platform to discuss accounting practices and research issues from diverse methodological and theoretical perspectives.

Stress buster station in Macdonald Hall foyer

Looking to de-stress? All students welcome to Mac Hall Stress Buster Station

The College of Business and Economics will be hosting a Mac Hall Stress Buster Station to help motivate U of G students in the lead up to final exams. Located in the main foyer of Macdonald Hall, the Stress Buster Station will provide a wide range of resources that will be free to students, ranging from snacks to study supplies.

Check out the Mac Hall Stress Buster Station on the dates and times listed below.

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